The GREAT Scholarships programme is funded jointly by the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council, as part of the Study UK campaign. The programme offers a total of 99 postgraduate scholarships from 36 UK universities, across a variety of subjects.
If you are a citizen of China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey or Thailand, who is dreaming of studying for a postgraduate degree in the UK, but need help funding your studies – the GREAT Scholarships 2020 programme could be for you.
Financial Coverage of UK Government’s GREAT Scholarship 2020-2021
Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000, an equivalent of one year’s tuition of a postgraduate (taught) degree.
The scholarships cover academic year 2020/21.
Eligibility of UK Government’s GREAT Scholarship 2020-2021
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
- have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate (taught) programme in a UK university
- be a citizen of one of the programme’s countries: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey.
- active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area
- be motivated and academically able to follow a UK postgraduate course
- be willing to embody the UK Higher Education experience, by attending lectures and tutorials and engaging with extra-curricular activities, and act as an ambassador for UK Higher Education, by promoting the value of studying at a UK HEI
- meet the English language requirement of the UK university
- be willing to attend a networking event of all UK-based GREAT scholars, to discuss experiences and capture perceptions of studying in the UK
- be willing to establish engagement with the UK as a scholar, through personal and academic fulfilment
- Represent the high standards of the GREAT brand by becoming an advocate for scholarships
How to apply for UK Government’s GREAT Scholarship 2020-2021
Simply go on the relevant page for your country of residence below, where you will find a list of participating universities. Then, click onto the university pages in order to get more information on the particular scholarship on offer, and the application process.
Details of UK Government’s GREAT Scholarship 2020-2021 offered per country
Read about the GREAT Scholarships 2020 programme in Thailand, offering 11 postgraduate scholarships.
Read about the GREAT Scholarships 2020 programme in Indonesia, offering 12 postgraduate scholarships.
Read about the GREAT Scholarships 2020 programme in Turkey, offering 12 postgraduate scholarships.
Read about the GREAT Scholarships 2020 programme in Malaysia, offering 10 postgraduate scholarships.